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The Shadows We Hide

The Shadows We Hide

The stunning new novel from the bestselling author of The Life We Bury.

A young reporter must come to terms with his past – and present – while investigating the murder of a man he believes could be his father.

Joe Talbert, Jr. has never once met his namesake. A cub reporter for the Associated Press in Minneapolis, he stumbles across a story describing the murder of a man named Joseph Talbert in a small town in Minnesota.

Curious about whether this man might be his father, Joe is shocked to discover that the dead man was a loathsome lowlife who squandered his wife’s inheritance – an inheritance that may now be Joe’s.

Mired in uncertainty, Joe must piece together his family history – before his quest for discovery threatens to put him in a grave of his own.
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Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Crime & Mystery

On Sale: 3rd October 2019

Price: £8.99

ISBN-13: 9781473694507


Praise for Allen Eskens
Eskens' first-person narration grabs the reader and never relinquishes its hold
Library Journal
The tension builds to an all-stops-out finale that works on every level. Thriller fans should keep their eyes on Eskens: he's a comer
The pacing could be set to a metronome and the style is clean and accessible. [Eskens] finds fresh takes on puzzle pieces for the story and knows when to present them
Whether you like mysteries with surprise endings and terrific twists or you are a reader who never reads a mystery, but loves literary novels that explore the emotions that bring families together or tear them apart, you will want to read Allen Eskens's excellent novel, The Shadows We Hide.
Phillip Margolin, New York Times bestselling author of The Third Victim
The Shadows We Hide is a riveting novel about one man's search for his father becomes a perilous journey into a labyrinth of deceit and lies. Eskens vividly renders how small towns try to keep their secrets, and how sometimes they cannot.
Ron Rash, author of Serena